Nov 24

Cricket: High five Windies stars to watch on tour

Once upon a time the West Indies would arrive in New Zealand laden with world-class cricketers, household names in the game.Older minds will remember Frank Worrell, Everton Weekes, Wes Hall, Garry Sobers, Lance Gibbs, Charlie Griffith,…

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Nov 24

Man delivers the most Aussie marriage proposal of all time

People dream about popping, or being asked, the all important question in a truly romantic setting. Atop the Eiffel Tower or in a hansom cab ride around Central Park. This guy had other ideas.During day two of the first Ashes…

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Nov 24

Quiz: Match the end to the cricket ground

Think you know your cricket grounds? Test your sporting knowledge by taking our cricket quiz. ‌

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Nov 23

Cricket: BJ Watling ruled out of gloves duties for first test

BJ Watling has been ruled out of wicket keeping duties for the Black Caps first test against the West Indies in Wellington next week.The incumbent test glovesman has been deemed not fit to stand behind the wickets due to his hip…

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Nov 23

Cricket: Pat Cummins gets two wickets, England 196-4 at stumps on Day 1

Pat Cummins picked up two vital wickets to restore some confidence in Australia’s pace trio after a pair of unheralded batsmen grinded through most of the opening day of the Ashes series to help England reach 196-4 at stumps.James…

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Nov 23

Cricket: Barmy Army target Australian batsman David Warner – using Sonny Bill Williams

England’s infamous Barmy Army have declared war on the Australian team in the Ashes – debuting a new song with a Kiwi twist.All Blacks superstar Sonny Bill Williams has been included in one of the Army’s jibes at Australian opener…

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Nov 23

Cricket: Veteran Hamish Bennett called into NZ A team to face West Indies, Adam Milne out

Luckless fast bowler Adam Milne is injured again.The Central Districts quick has pulled out of the New Zealand A side to play the West Indies at Lincoln in the three-day tour opener starting on Saturday.He has felt stiffness in…

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Nov 22

Adam Gilchrist Q&A: Best sledge, commentary howler and Ashes prediction

Adam Gilchrist left fans, teammates and opposing players stunned on numerous occasions during his cricketing career.He’ll be forever remembered as one of the games most exciting batsmen thanks to his flashing blade and ability to…

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Nov 22

As it happened: Ashes first test, day one

All the action from day one of the first Ashes test between Australia and England at the ‘Gabba in Brisbane. Commentary Scoreboard

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Nov 22

Cricket: Ashes captains on collision course

Seldom if ever can two Ashes captains been so outwardly similar as Steve Smith and Joe Root — at least not since the Victorian era, when captains of Australia and England wore waistcoats and moustaches, and both professed themselves…

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